West Ham United vs Liverpool EPL Game Picks 2/24/2020
Monday, February 24, 2020
Anfield is the site where Mohamed Salah and Liverpool (25-1-0, 1st in EPL) will play West Ham United (6-6-13, 18th in EPL) on Monday. The goalkeepers expected to start are Lukasz Fabianski for West Ham United and Alisson for Liverpool. The moneyline on this contest has West Ham United coming in at +1229 and Liverpool are at -556. The O/U is set at 3.5.
West Ham United comes into this match holding a mark of 6 victories, 6 draws, and 13 losses which puts them at 18th in EPL. Thus far in the season, they have earned a total of 30 goals which ranks them 12th in the EPL. Their goal differential is -13, which puts them at 14th in the EPL. Concerning shots on target, they have earned a total of 108 which ranks them 10th in the EPL. As a unit, West Ham United currently has a total of 266 fouls which means they have an average of 10.6 fouls per game. They have earned a total of 24 points for the season and they have an average attendance of 59,922.
Aaron Cresswell is one of the best players to watch for the Hammers. The defender from England has participated in 378 contests in his career and has played a total of 32,746 mins. During that time, the 29-year-old has racked up 19 goals and has assisted on 41 goals. He has a career average of 86.6 mins per appearance. Cresswell has been a starter in 366 contests and has committed 177 fouls during that period. In respect to shots on target, Cresswell has totaled 99 which has him sitting in 104th when compared to all players still active and 3rd among defenders. Sébastien Haller is another player to watch out for on the squad from West Ham United. The 25-year-old from France has tallied 77 goals over the course of his pro soccer career which places him at 33rd when compared to active players in the Premier League. He has totaled 16,136 minutes over the course of his pro soccer career which places him at 32nd among active forwards and has an average of 74.7 mins per appearance which places him at 144th in the Premier League. Over the course of his pro soccer career, he has totaled 189 shots on target which places him at 29th among active forwards.
In net for the Hammers is Lukasz Fabianski from Poland. He has been on the field a total of 25,218 minutes in net in his career. Fabianski has conceded an average of 1.33 goals per 90 mins in his career which has him ranked 21st among active goalies. During his career, he's allowed 372 goals. His career save percentage is .708 which has him ranked 17th among active goalies.
Liverpool is the team looking to add points to their total and for the 2019 season they sit with 25 victories, 1 draw, and 0 losses. Concerning goal differential, they are currently ranked 1st in the EPL with +46. They have a total of 59 goals for this season. Liverpool has a team save % of .792 which has them ranked 1st in the EPL, which means scoring opportunities may be scarce. They have an average attendance of 53,116 ranking them 6th in the EPL.
One of the players to watch for the Reds is Mohamed Salah. The 27 year-old has fired 114 balls into the back of the net over the course of his professional soccer career. He is ranked 13th among active midfielders in assists with 52 and has a total of 279 shots on target. He has played a total of 17,377 minutes and is averaging 73.0 minutes per appearance. Another player to keep an eye on for this team is Georginio Wijnaldum. The midfielder from the Netherlands has connected on 89 goals over the course of his career which has him ranked 6th among active midfielders. He also has totaled 240 fouls.
In goal for the Reds is Alisson who has had a good career by allowing only 0.43 goals per 90 minutes and that places him 1st in professional soccer. In the 11,650 minutes he has been on the field in his career, he has allowed 56 goals. His career save percentage is .781 which has him ranking 1st out of all goalkeepers still active in professional soccer.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Liverpool (-556)
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